VOL. 125 | NO. 16 | Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Investor optimistic about Oakhaven property
Real estate investor John Bogdasarian might be from Ann Arbor, Mich., but it didn’t take him long to discover that the intersection of American Way and South Perkins Road was once infamous for its proximity to the old Mall of Memphis.
The Memphis City Council appears poised to pay the city school system $70 million despite voting two weeks ago to delay such a payment.
The Metro Charter Commission will begin a series of task force meetings this week on the various issues a proposed consolidation charter should address.
RIPLEY, Tenn. – If this city in Northwest Tennessee wilted away on a vine, its demise would not be difficult to understand.
William Ross of City Wide Taxi Cab Co. waits in a Kroger parking lot for a call from a grocery shopper on a Sunday afternoon.
Almost as fast as word got out in November that climate scientists had been cherry picking data and massaging results to support the contention of global warming, online message boards lit up.
7216 Goodlett Farms Road, Unincorporated Shelby County, Sale Amount: $14 Million -
Smith & Nephew Inc. has completed its $14 million purchase of the four-story office building at 7216 Goodlett Farms Road in unincorporated Shelby County near Cordova from Las Vegas-based Harrah’s Entertainment.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to intervene in the state of Mississippi's claims that Tennessee's largest city is pumping too much water out of an aquifer shared by the two states.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A state report shows bacterial blood infections among the sickest patients in Tennessee hospitals was 20 percent higher than the national average in 2008.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee lawmakers beginning the second session of the 106th General Assembly are mindful of their constitutional obligation to balance a budget that's facing a shortfall of nearly a billion dollars and expect to tackle only a few other major issues.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Conservation Voters say preserving water quality will be among their top priorities this legislative session.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes saw their largest monthly drop in more than 40 years last month, sinking more dramatically than expected after lawmakers gave homebuyers additional time to use a tax credit.
NEW YORK (AP) - Businesses expect to boost hiring and capital spending in the first half of the year as the U.S. recovery from the recession slowly continues, according to a new survey.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday offered help for people struggling to pay bills and care for their families, appealing to a middle-class he says has been "under assault for a long time."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Support for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's confirmation for a second four-year term mounted Monday as the White House appeared to stanch opposition that had roiled the financial markets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top Democrat in the Senate is proposing tough new budget rules that would make it much more difficult for Congress to extend emergency unemployment benefits and health insurance subsidies for laid-off workers.